Located in Toronto, Ontario, the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto is an international leader in the research, teaching and study of issues that matter in education.
Our community of scholars has the breadth, the depth and the resources to make a huge difference to a world where education will be at the centre of Canada’s ability to compete economically, to create social cohesion and to provide the opportunities students need to make a difference.
For more than a century, we have truly transformed education in Ontario through the teaching of teachers, research, graduate studies, and through our leadership in educational policy and its impact on practice around the world.
We offer an extensive Graduate Studies program leading to master's and doctoral degrees, one of the largest and most innovative Teacher Education programs in Canada, and Ontario's leading Continuing Education programs for teachers, educators and administrators.
About U of T
Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world. U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.
Home to more the 2 million people, Toronto is the hub of the nation's commercial, financial, industrial, and cultural life, and is the capital of the Province of Ontario. Toronto's population is one of the most diverse in the world. It is a great city to live, work and study in. As Canada's economic capital, Toronto has a high quality of life and reliable services, in one of the safest urban environments in the world. Toronto is a major scene for theatre and other performing arts, with more than fifty ballet and dance companies, six opera companies, two symphony orchestras and a host of theatres. The city also has more museums and art galleries then you can imagine.
With a population of more than 13 million, Ontario is home to about one in three Canadians. Diverse cultural backgrounds make up this vibrant province, a magnet for industry, the arts and innovation. English is Ontario's official language; however there are entire communities where French is as easily spoken as English, thanks to their French-Canadian history. From its varied landscape, to thousands of lakes, to fantastic tourism spots, Ontario is a study in contrasts with much to offer.